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USS Washington (1814)

Page history last edited by Mark Gutis 10 years, 5 months ago


Washington, 74 Guns



Nationality American
Ordered 1813/01/02 W012
Laid Down 1813/05/00 W012
Launched 1814/10/01 W012
Shipyard Portsmouth Navy Yard W012
Constructor Edmund Hartt W012
Rate Third Rate  
Type Ship of the Line  
Out Service 1843 W012
Fate Broken Up W012


W012   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 190' 10" Imperial Feet 58.17
Breadth 54' 71/2" Imperial Feet 16.64
Depth in Hold 19' 9" Imperial Feet 6.02
Draught Aft 24' 4" Imperial Feet 7.42


1820 W012 Broadside Weight = 1376
Lower Gun Deck 30 American 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck 32 American 32-Pound Columbiad
Quarterdeck 16 American 32-Pounder Carronade
Forecastle 8 American 32-Pounder Carronade


Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1820 750   W012


Flag Officers
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1816/06/08 1818/02/01 Commodore Isaac Chauncey W012
1818/02/01 Unknown Commodore Charles Stewart W012
1820 Unknown Commodore John Orde Creighton W012
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1815/08/26 1818 Captain John Orde Creighton  
Petty officers
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1821/03 1821/05 Midshipman Charles Wilkes W012


Service Record
Date Notes Source
1815/12/03 Sailed for Boston W012
1816/05/15 Arrived at Annapolis, MD W012
1816/06/08 Sailed as flagship for the Mediterranian squadron W012
1816/07/02 Arrived at Gibraltar W012
1816/07/25 Arrived at Naples W012
1816/12/08 Arrived at Algiers in company with Spark B052
1816/12/23 A treaty was signed by the Regent of Agliers and the Washington sailed for Port Mahon to join the rest of the squadron in winter quarters B052
1818/05/23 Left Mediterranian convoying 40 American merchantmen W012
1818/07/16 Arrived New York W012
1820 Placed in ordinary W012
1843 Broken up W012


Fleet Title Commander Date From Date To Source
No Fleets Listed


Actions & Battles
Date Source
No Actions Listed


Notes on Ship
No Notes Entered


Id Link or Description Author
W012 Dictionary of American Fighting Vessels Unknown
001 The Navy of the United States from the commencment, 1775 to 1853 George F Emmons
B052 Our Navy and the Barbary Corsairs Gardner W. Allen

Last Updated :2009/01/18 at 23:14:54 by Cy

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